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Oil pressure

Hemi Hassle

Hemi Hassle Gino Faini, Framingham, MA, 1970 Plymouth Cuda 426 I have a 1966 426 Hemi engine in a 1970 'Cuda. The engine was just redone, new rings, bearings, guides, seals. My problem is, after a short time of driving the oil…

Clatterbox

Clatterbox John Matthews, Grimes, IA, 1999 Dodge B1500 318 My buddies and I bought a 1999 B1500 318 Conversion Van to go tailgating in. On initial start up there is no oil pressure, after a couple seconds it will go up to 40 psi…

318 Smoker

Tech Question chris cunningham, south amboy, NJ, 1987, dodge power ram 318 I bought an 87 Power Ram 4x4 318 a few months ago from a guy who put a junkyard motor in it. It smoked from day one. I figured bad heads and started tearing it down…

’67 440 Oil Pressure

Tech Question mike sinclaire, cromwell, CT, 1967 Plymouth Satellite conv. 440 Hi, I put a used 440 in my car and the oil pressure was ok,60 psi under throttle, 30 at idle.My problem now (a year later) is the oilpressure stays at 30…

318 Oil Pressure

Tech Question Dave Blodgett, Sparta, WI, 1985 Dodge Ramcharger 318 The truck has been sitting for and extented period of timeand i got it running and driving great, but when I checked the oil it wasquite high and smelled like gas.…

360 Oil Pressure

Tech Question marc lowman, noble, OK, 2001 dodge durango 360 My '01 Durango runs about 20 lbs oil pressure hot at idle (360 engine, not a wannabe 4.7). I thought I remembered a tech article where you recommended a 15/40 or 15/50…

4.7 Oil Pressure

Tech Question michael hamilton, mount vernon, IL, 05 dodge dakota 4.7 I have 05 dodge Dakota 4.7l .the first thing I had was tachwas inop at times and oil light will flicker when hot . I took it to thedealer and had them replaced…